Cichorii intybi radix

Overview

This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of chicory root. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing chicory root.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing chicory root. For practical information about using chicory root medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Cichorii intybi radix
English common name Chicory root
Botanical name Cichorium intybus L.
Therapeutic area
  • Loss of appetite
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
19/02/2009
Date added to priority list
16/01/2009
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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